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Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009)

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Terrorists kidnap the Russian Prime Minister's 2 kids, take Chernobyl nuclear power plant and threaten to blow up a reactor. 4 Universal Soldiers go in but are no match to a Next Gen. UniSol. Luc/JCVD goes in but faces 2 NGUs.

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John Hyams

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Richard Rothstein (based on characters created by), Christopher Leitch (based on characters created by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... Luc Deveraux
Dolph Lundgren ... Andrew Scott
Andrei Arlovski ... NGU (as Andrei 'The Pitbull' Arlovski)
Mike Pyle Mike Pyle ... Captain Kevin Burke
Corey Johnson ... Colonel John Coby
Garry Cooper ... Dr. Porter
Emily Joyce ... Dr. Sandra Flemming
Zachary Baharov ... General Topov (as Zahary Baharov)
Aki Avni ... General Boris
Kerry Shale ... Dr. Colin
Yonko Dimitrov Yonko Dimitrov ... Dimitri
Violeta Markovska Violeta Markovska ... Ivana
Stanislav Pishtalov Stanislav Pishtalov ... P.M. Musayev
Marianne Stanicheva ... Olga (as Mariana Stanisheva)
John Laskowski ... Captain
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Storyline

With stolen top-secret technology, terrorists have created a next-generation Universal Soldier - an elite fighter genetically altered into a programmable killing machine. With this "UniSol" (Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Andrei "The Pit Bull" Arlovski) leading the way, they seize the crippled Chernobyl nuclear reactor, threatening to unleash a lethal radioactive cloud. The only one who can stop them is Luc Deveraux (Jean-Claude Van Damme), a UniSol who's been decommissioned for years. Reactivated and retrained, Deveraux must make a full-out assault on the heavily armed fortress. But inside, he'll discover not one but two of these virtually indestructible warriors. Andrew Scott (Dolph Lundgren), Deveraux's vicious UniSol enemy from the original Universal Soldier, has been secretly reanimated and upgraded. Now, these elite fighters are locked, loaded and programmed to kill; and the fate of millions hinges on this high-action showdown. Written by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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Taglines:

Reanimated. Rearmed. The Ultimate Rematch. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong brutal violence and some language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Bulgarian

Release Date:

January 2010 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Universal Soldier 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

Bulgaria See more »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Simon Fellows was originally signed to direct but he was replaced during pre-production. See more »

Goofs

(at around 59 mins) When the terrorists stop the timer on the detonator, the LED readout displays 00.35.47.13. However, in the next shot showing video surveillance of the timer the readout shows 00.35.47.00. See more »

Quotes

Captain Kevin Burke: It's all yours, boys.
[the UniSols move in to battle the NGU]
Captain Kevin Burke: [Shakes his head] Don't fuck it up.
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Connections

Referenced in Universal Soldier Regeneration: Behind the Lines (2010) See more »

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User Reviews

 
Luc Deveraux and Andres Scott are back in business! It's all good!
30 December 2009 | by freddy_at_homeSee all my reviews

In the third and by now the last Universal Soldier series, both Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren are back for one last showdown together.

This time they are both in a different place a different time for a different reason. But with the same anger and history.

So, is it any good? Well, being a STV and the fact that i's filmed in Bulgaria, it's pretty good actually.

I would say that it's not by far the same as the first Universal Soldier, but still good old action fun with two old action stars.

Anyways, good action, so so on the story and some cool violence and effects. The movie were kinda fun.

I'll rate it 7 out of 10 stars, cause I like Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren. :)


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